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mon·o·rail

 (mŏn′ə-rāl′)
n.
1. A single rail serving as a track for wheeled vehicles traveling on it or suspended from it.
2. A railway system using a single rail.
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monorail

(ˈmɒnəʊˌreɪl)
n
(Railways) a single-rail railway, often elevated and with suspended cars
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mon•o•rail

(ˈmɒn əˌreɪl)

n.
1. a single rail functioning as a track for wheeled vehicles, as railroad cars, balanced upon or suspended from it.
2. a transportation system using such a rail.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monorail - a railway having a single trackmonorail - a railway having a single track  
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
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Translations
سِكَّة حَديد أحادِيَّة الخَط
jednokolejná dráha
monorail
egysínû vasút
einfalt járnbrautarspor
vienbėgis geležinkelis
viensliežu dzelzceļš
jednokoľajná železnica
monoraytek raylı demiryolu

monorail

[ˈmɒnəʊreɪl] Nmonocarril m, monorraíl m
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monorail

[ˈmɒnəʊreɪl] nmonorail mmonosodium glutamate [ˌmɒnəsəʊdiəmˈgluːtəmeɪt] nglutamate m de sodium
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monorail

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

monorail

[ˈmɒnəʊˌreɪl] nmonorotaia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

monorail

(ˈmonəreil) noun
a system of railways with trains which run hanging from, or along the top of, one rail.
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Four-car trains are finally in service for the KL Monorail after a two-year suspension.
ENPNewswire-August 19, 2019--Consortium of Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors wins contract to supply and operate two monorail lines in Egypt; Cairo selects the proven INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for two new monorail lines to connect East Cairo with the New Administrative Capital and 6th October City with Giza
FILE: Minister of Transportation Kamel el Wazir CAIRO, Aug 5 (MENA) - The Transport Ministry will work during the coming period on implementing all projects of monorail and electric trains, with a view to providing distinguished services for passengers, Minister of Transportation Kamel el Wazir said.
BY CARMELLA DE LUCIA carmella.delucia@reachplc.com @ChronCarmella CHESTER Zoo is scrapping its hugely popular Zoofari monorail feature this summer after 28 years.
CHESTER Zoo is scrapping its monorail after 28 years.
Chester Zoogoers have responded following theannouncementthat the popular monorail is to be scrapped.
The monorail project of tycoon Andrew Tan's Alliance Global Group Inc.
Bombardier said its consortium comprising Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors has been named as the preferred bidder for a $3.35bn monorail project in Cairo, Egypt.
Summary: The study provides a decisive view of the global monorail system market by segmenting it in terms of type, propulsion type, autonomy, grade of automation, and geography.